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Hurricane Irma Causes Travel Disruption in the US

Air travel is expected to be affected in the US following official hurricane warnings issued for Florida by the National Hurricane Center late Thursday.

ERA Calls for EU-UK Aviation Agreement Before Brexit Negotiation Deadline

ERA has released its position paper on Brexit, detailing its standpoint on the future air transport relationship between the EU and the UK.

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas Announce Codeshare Partnership

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas have entered into a codeshare agreement to provide customers with new connections via Rome and Madrid to Argentina.

More Flights to Connect Athens with Moscow

Greece and Russia have agreed to boost flights between Athens and Moscow by up to 35 weekly, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reports.

AirHelp Assesses Greek Airports Under Fraport Management

Legal services provider AirHelp has proceeded with the assessment of 14 regional airports in Greece run by Fraport for the June 15 - August 16 period.

Air China to Link Beijing with Athens in September

Air China will be connecting Athens with Beijing as of September 30 with two direct flights per week, the Chinese embassy said this week.

Aviation Safety Authority Orders Emergency Software Revision on Airbus A350

The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an emergency directive for airlines operating the Airbus A350, warning of a potential fuel tank ignition.

IATA: Air Travel Marks Fastest First-half Growth in 12 Years

Demand for travel is back on track, according to IATA, as demand in June increased by 7.8% against the same period last year.

Air Links with New Markets Top Kountoura-Fraport Talks

Connecting Greece with new markets was at the center of talks between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Fraport’s CEO Alexander Zinell.

Skyros Port Fund Raises Questions Over Waterway Delays

The Skyros Port Fund is calling on the government to assign the long-delayed waterway projects to the shipping, tourism and transport ministries.

S. Aegean Region Spurs Waterway Projects as Japan’s Mitsui Eyes Seaplane Market

South Aegean authorities are pressing for waterway projects to resume as Japan’s Mitsui eyes Greece's seaplane market.

Athens Int’l Airport Bolsters Handling Capacity 

Athens International Airport (AIA) has boosted its handling capacity to 26 million passengers following an ongoing upgrade budgeted at 35 million euros.

Emirates, Flydubai Announce Extensive Partnership

Emirates and flydubai announced an extensive partnership, which aims to provide customers with more travel options and accelerate growth for both airlines.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Summer ‘Fully Booked’

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said this week that she expects most destinations to be fully booked in the upcoming period.

Ryanair Eyes Alitalia, Says it Made ‘Non-binding Offer’

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has made "a non-binding offer" for Italian airline Alitalia, the company said on Monday.

Emirates Expands Free Inflight WiFi Offering

Emirates has made its popular free inflight WiFi service now available to all Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold members.

Three Airlines, Two Operators Handling Bulk of Tourists to Greece

Two tour operators and three airlines handle the bulk of travelers interested in Greece this summer, according to the Hellenic Slot Coordination Authority.

E-device Ban on US-Bound Flights Easing Off

A US ban prohibiting any electronic devices larger than a smartphone on inbound flights from 10 Middle East and North Africa airports appears to be easing off.

KLM to Continue Athens – Amsterdam Morning Flight

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced that it will continue to operate the morning flight between Athens and Amsterdam, as part of its winter schedule.

Aerolíneas Argentinas Appoints Discover the World as GSA in Greece, Cyprus

Aerolíneas Argentinas, the national carrier of Argentina, has appointed Discover the World as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece and Cyprus.